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coating inspector training


coating inspector training


painting coating inspector level 3


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Coating Inspector
IOGS/CCI Level 3
5 Days


The course is suitable for level 2 inspectors, or QA/QC inspectors of welding, insulation, fireproofing, or coating professionals like a manager, supervisor, or engineer who have been working for the sector and look forward to gaining a level 3 certification in the protective coating or painting work field.


At the end of the course, the participants will be able to evaluate the protective coating at various stages including surface preparation and application, identify the inspection instruments and their use and carry out protective coating inspection and quality control activity independently.



Course and Exam Fee: USD 1125/-

The Protective Coating Inspector IOGS/CCI Level 3 course is designed to expand your knowledge and prepare you for the next level in the coating inspection and quality control work field. Among other things, you learn protective coating inspection and quality control as a major covered topic.

This 5-day classroom-based course comes with a written and oral examination. Once you clear the exam, which comes up on the fifth day of the course, you become a certified IOGS/CCI Level 3 Coating Inspector.

The course holds at a set place, date, and time. Enroll now and join other students under the tutelage of a vast and knowledgable IOGS-appointed tutor and invigilator who instills knowledge in a simple, yet understanding manner.

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  • Introduction to the protective coating or painting

  • Corrosion and control methods

  • Corrosive environments classification

  • Substrates that require coating

  • Rust and blast cleaning grades

  • Surface contaminants

  • Environmental testing requirements

  • Surface preparation methods and equipment used

  • Metallic and non-metallic abrasives

  • Surface profile or anchor pattern

  • Coating components and mixing

  • Functions of pigment, binder, and solvent

  • Essential coating properties and curing mechanisms

  • Storage requirements

  • Coating terms

  • Various types of coating and their compositions

  • Pipeline ann buried coatings

  • Coating application methods and equipment used

  • Importance of wet and dried film thickness

  • Single and multi-layer coating systems

  • The function of primer, intermediate, and topcoat

  • Coating defects, cause, and their remedies

  • Project coating specification and ITP

  • Applicable standards

  • Drawings and specification review

  • Inspector's duties and responsibilities

  • Coating inspection & quality control/assurance

  • Inspection instruments and their use

  • Visual inspection and common defects encountered

  • Practical assessment

  • Project documentation

  • Reporting, and record-keeping

  • Health and safety considerations

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Mar 22 - 26, 2024  |  Venue: Patna 

Aug 27 - 31, 2024  |  Venue: Chennai 

Nov 16 - 20, 2024  |  Venue: Patna


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Readout the answers to the questions asked frequently
  • What is the eligibility requirement to take the Coating Inspector Level 3 course?
    With a valid Level 2 Coating Inspector qualification you are eligible to take our Level 3 Coating Inspector course.
  • Is the Level 3 Coating Inspector course available virtually?
    The Coating Inspector Level 3 course is currently offered in a classroom at our training centers in India and the UAE.
  • How long is the Coating Inspector Level 3 course?
    The training lasts 4 days, followed by the 5th day of the exam.
  • How can I enroll in the coating inspector level 3 course?
    You can enroll in the course by clicking this link:
  • How can I participate in the coating inspector level 3 course?
    Please watch this video tutorial.
  • How to check the exam result?
    You can check the results online at
  • How will i get my certificate?
    IOGS issues a certificate and ID card to a candidate who scores 70% or more on the exam. Once your results seem successful, you can download the certificate from our website.
  • Would you also provide accommodation for the stay during the training?
    No, the candidate will need to arrange and bare the accommodation/travel expenses by themselves. We often provide the list of the hotel nearby the training venue. You can book a hotel from the list if needed or request to us to book a hotel on your behalf with actual charge/price.
  • What if i am unsuccessful in the exam?
    You have the option to retake your exam for a fee of US$ 175/-.
  • What is the validity of the certificate issued by IOGS?
    The validity of the certificate is 3 years, you can renew it within 90 days of the certificate expiry date according to the requirements of IOGS_Certificate_Renewal.
  • What is the course fee for the Level 3 Coating Inspector?
    The course and exam fee for the coating inspector level 3 is US$ 925/-
  • My queries are not answered in the FAQs listed here, how can I contact the institute for the unanswered queries/questions?
    There are multiple ways to contact IOGS: Way 1 Write to us at Way 2 Contact us via call at +91 73 690 42 996/7/8 Way 3 Click here and follow location map to visit the institute
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